Example sentences for: deter

How can you use “deter” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Department of Defense (DOD) is responsible for the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of our country.

  • These problems include top management's lack of emphasis on ensuring that the internal controls are in place to deter fraud, waste, and abuse.

  • President Clinton issued a classified directive in June 1995, Presidential Decision Directive 39, which said that the United States should "deter, defeat and respond vigorously to all terrorist attacks on our territory and against our citizens."

  • But it is worth the walk across the small drawbridge and over the lagoon, onto the small island that the castle used to deter pirates.

  • Prediction: Showers across the state might deter Democrats, but if it stops raining in Atlanta that could be good news for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Barnes and Democratic Senate candidate Michael Coles.


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